Monday, September 16, 2019
Why Nigeria needs to pay more attention to environmental management

Why Nigeria needs to pay more attention to environmental management

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says environmental health is a very important component of nation-building and needs to receive more attention in Nigeria. WHO Country Representative in Nigeria, Peter Clement, said...

Hong Kong police arrest 157 over violent protests

The Hong Kong police on Monday said that a total of 157 people had been arrested for violent acts in different parts of Hong Kong from Friday to early Monday. The...

Tribunal dismisses PDP’s NASS petition in Edo

The National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin, on Sunday, dismissed the petition brought before it by Omosede Igbinedion of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The petition was...

Why forecasting floods should be a global collaborative effort

The number of people exposed to the risk of floods is rising. More and expanding human settlements are being built in flood-prone areas, especially in Africa, Asia and South America....

More than half of Nigeria’s revenue provided by FIRS

The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) contributed 59.7 per cent of revenues in the Federation Account in the last three months. The...
Sanwo-Olu commissions 492-flat housing estate

Sanwo-Olu commissions 492-flat housing estate

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday commissioned a 492-flat housing project, named after the first civilian governor of the state, Lateef Jakande, in Igando, Lagos. The project started in 2012 under the...

MTN shuts down all stores, service centres across Nigeria

Telecoms giant, MTN, has shut all its stores and service centres across Nigeria. This, the company said, is to protect its customers and staff, following attacks on its facilities in “Lagos,...

South African clothing store looted in Lagos

Hoodlums taking advantage of the ongoing outrage against the treatment of Nigerians in South Africa have looted an outlet of a major South African clothing retailer in Lagos. The Surulere, Lagos,...

Nigeria’s Super Falcons beat Algeria

The Nigeria national women’s team, the Super Falcons, have moved closer to qualifying for next year’s Olympics Women Football Tournament following their 1-0 win over Algeria on Tuesday in Lagos. Asisat...
Motorists complain as partial closure begins on Lagos-Ibadan highway

Motorists complain as partial closure begins on Lagos-Ibadan highway

Some motorists plying the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Monday appealed to traffic regulatory agencies to manage traffic beyond closing hours, to minimise the impact of the gridlocks arising from the partial...

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